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"Captivating Waters: A Journey through Time and Place" Immerse yourself in the enchanting world as we embark on a captivating journey

Background imageWater Collection: Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village, A. G. Sherwood Hunter (1846-1919)

Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village, A. G. Sherwood Hunter (1846-1919)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, June 1897. This painting is a wonderful record of a lantern procession held to commemorate Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee in 1897

Background imageWater Collection: Trevaunance Beach at low tide, St Agnes, Cornwall. Probably 20th July 1910

Trevaunance Beach at low tide, St Agnes, Cornwall. Probably 20th July 1910
A view from the beach looking up to Wheal Friendly mine on the skyline. The mine was re-opened in 1900 as part of Wheal Kitty and was at 80fms in 1910

Background imageWater Collection: Ilfracombe Harbour at Dawn

Ilfracombe Harbour at Dawn
A dawn sky breaks over Ilfracombe Harbour, north Devon England

Background imageWater Collection: Rutland Water

Rutland Water
Normanton Church Museum on the edge of Rutland Water on a winters day. Rutlands most famous landmark was saved from flooding when Rutland Water was created in the 1970s

Background imageWater Collection: MONET: WATER LILIES, 1916. Oil on canvas, Claude Monet, 1916

MONET: WATER LILIES, 1916. Oil on canvas, Claude Monet, 1916

Background imageWater Collection: Tees Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough N100022

Tees Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough N100022
TEES TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, Middlesbrough, Cleveland. General night view of the gondola bridge built across the River Tees in 1911

Background imageWater Collection: General views of Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon. 13th April 1961

General views of Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon. 13th April 1961

Background imageWater Collection: The colorful Chromodoris kuniei on a West Papuan reef

The colorful Chromodoris kuniei on a West Papuan reef

Background imageWater Collection: The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The Great Wave off Kanagawa (c. 1830-1833). This woodblock print is by the Japanese artist Hokusai

Background imageWater Collection: Durham Cathedral K011466

Durham Cathedral K011466
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, Durham. View of cathedral on hill by river. Built from 1073 to 1274

Background imageWater Collection: Portchester Castle K991184

Portchester Castle K991184
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. View across the site and Portchester Harbour from the top of the keep

Background imageWater Collection: Battersea Power Station a98_05903

Battersea Power Station a98_05903
BATTERSEA POWER STATION, London. View from the north bank of the River Thames at night. It was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1937 and was the largest brick building in europe

Background imageWater Collection: Clevedon Pier at sunset K990506

Clevedon Pier at sunset K990506
CLEVEDON PIER, Marine Parade, Clevedon, North Somerset. A view of the pier at sunset

Background imageWater Collection: Clevedon Pier N071847

Clevedon Pier N071847
CLEVEDON PIER, North Somerset. General view of the pier taken from the beach

Background imageWater Collection: Wast Water, Lake District J060228

Wast Water, Lake District J060228
WAST WATER, Lake District, Cumbria. Showing the fell of Yew Barrow in the distance

Background imageWater Collection: Barnard Castle J860320

Barnard Castle J860320
BARNARD CASTLE, Durham. North west view, across the River Tees

Background imageWater Collection: Kenilworth Castle J980114

Kenilworth Castle J980114
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. Aerial view reconstruction drawing of the castle in Tudor times by Ivan Lapper

Background imageWater Collection: Botallack Mine K021793

Botallack Mine K021793
BOTALLACK MINE, Cornwall. View of the mine buildings on cliff overlooking the sea

Background imageWater Collection: HMS Ocean at sea

HMS Ocean at sea
Pictured is HMS OCEAN, the Royal Navys Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) and Fleet Flagship. She is pictured with Merlin and Chinook Helicopters on her deck

Background imageWater Collection: Map of the Rivelin Valley Estate, 1934

Map of the Rivelin Valley Estate, 1934
Taken from a Report of Special Conference regarding the Development of the Rivelin Valley, Sheffield City Council, Sep 1934.Rivelin Mill, Rivelin Valley Road, Rivelin Hotel, St Michaels RC Cemetery

Background imageWater Collection: Sunday Afternoon on la Grande Jatte 1884. Oil on canvas. by Georges Seurat

Sunday Afternoon on la Grande Jatte 1884. Oil on canvas. by Georges Seurat (1859-1891) French Post-Impressionist painter. Parisians enjoying a summer afternoon in a park. Water River Seine France

Background imageWater Collection: Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales

Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England. This curving limestone cliff feature was formed by glacial action. It used to have a waterfall running over it

Background imageWater Collection: Reculver Towers N060973

Reculver Towers N060973
RECULVER TOWERS AND ROMAN FORT, Kent. Twin 12th-century church towers bathed in the warm glow of the setting sun at low tide

Background imageWater Collection: Scarborough Castle J870079

Scarborough Castle J870079
SCARBOROUGH CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View of the castle across the bay

Background imageWater Collection: Canary Wharf J060021

Canary Wharf J060021
CANARY WHARF, Docklands, London. The Canary Wharf business district. High rise buildings at night with lights reflected in the river Thames

Background imageWater Collection: Wast Water, Lake District J060226

Wast Water, Lake District J060226
WAST WATER, Lake District, Cumbria. A view over Wast Water showing the fell of Yew Barrow in the distance

Background imageWater Collection: Fishing boats in Amble Harbour K011713

Fishing boats in Amble Harbour K011713
AMBLE HARBOUR, Northumberland. View of fishing boats moored in the harbour

Background imageWater Collection: A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771

A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771
Scale 440 yards : 3.3 inches. Shows the Bull Stake, slaughterhouses, Town Mill, Irish Cross. Original at Local Studies y09647

Background imageWater Collection: Sunset at Moonta Bay, Copper Coast Region, Northern Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Sunset at Moonta Bay, Copper Coast Region, Northern Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Moonta Bay is located in the Copper Coast region of Northern Yorke Peninsula South Australia, adjacent to the historic town of Moonta and Port Hughes

Background imageWater Collection: Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s

Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s
London Midland & Scottish and London & North Eastern Railway poster promoting Scotland for holidays. Artwork by Patrick MacIntosh

Background imageWater Collection: Martens - The Beagle in the Murray Narrow J980080

Martens - The Beagle in the Murray Narrow J980080
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Darwin Heirlooms Trust. " The Beagle in the Murray Narrow, Tierra del Fuego " watercolour by Conrad Martens

Background imageWater Collection: Constable - Hampstead Heath with Pond and Bathers K040850

Constable - Hampstead Heath with Pond and Bathers K040850
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Hampstead Heath with Pond and Bathers " 1821 by John CONSTABLE (1776-1837)

Background imageWater Collection: Whitby K011127

Whitby K011127
WHITBY, North Yorkshire. View looking across the harbour to Old Town from West Cliff Abbey hill

Background imageWater Collection: Milford Sound waterfall, New Zealand

Milford Sound waterfall, New Zealand
Waterfall in New Zealands Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park

Background imageWater Collection: A Dalek emerges from the river Thames at the jetty near Battersea Church Road

A Dalek emerges from the river Thames at the jetty near Battersea Church Road
in a scene from Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 AD

Background imageWater Collection: SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989). Spanish painter. Photographed with objects, including cats

SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989). Spanish painter. Photographed with objects, including cats and water caught in surreal motion. Photographed by Philippe Halsman, c1948

Background imageWater Collection: Navy Cut: HMS Vanguard, 1940=1960

Navy Cut: HMS Vanguard, 1940=1960
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of Charles Pears painting of HMS Vanguard dressed for Royal Review

Background imageWater Collection: Range Rover Mk. 1 Classic

Range Rover Mk. 1 Classic
car, Range, Rover, Classic, British, Britain, England, English, UK, United, Kingdom, mustard, 1973, 1970s, 70s, seventies, classic, hatchback, hatch

Background imageWater Collection: Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570

Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570
LINCOLN CATHEDRAL, Lincolnshire. A misty view with Lincoln Cathedral in the distance taken from the Swanpool. The Cathedral dates back to 1092 with later additions and remodelling

Background imageWater Collection: Blackpool a047928

Blackpool a047928
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. An elderly man on holiday paddling in the sea, with Blackpool Tower in the background. Date range 1946-1955. John Gay

Background imageWater Collection: Sailing on the lake

Sailing on the lake
The crew of Swallow in a scene from the film Swallows and Amazons

Background imageWater Collection: Tyne Bridges N080495

Tyne Bridges N080495
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE / GATESHEAD, Tyne and Wear. Twilight view up river towards the Swing Bridge, High Level Bridge and Tyne Bridge

Background imageWater Collection: Framlingham Castle K971834

Framlingham Castle K971834
FRAMLINGHAM CASTLE, Suffolk. View looking East towards the castle from across the mere. Poppies in the foreground

Background imageWater Collection: Tower of London & Tower Bridge 21766_20

Tower of London & Tower Bridge 21766_20
TOWER OF LONDON, TOWER BRIDGE & GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY BUILDING, London. Aerial view. The new Greater London Authority offices, designed by Foster & Partners, 1998-2002

Background imageWater Collection: Dover Castle K970010

Dover Castle K970010
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. View of the cliff, castle, lighthouse and church from the sea

Background imageWater Collection: Donald Campbell, Coniston Water, Lancashire, pictures taken on the day of his death

Donald Campbell, Coniston Water, Lancashire, pictures taken on the day of his death, 4th January 1967. Campbell was killed when Bluebird K7 flipped and disintegrated at a speed in excess of 300 mph

Background imageWater Collection: The Neck of Bruny Island, South Eastern Coast of Tasmania, Australia

The Neck of Bruny Island, South Eastern Coast of Tasmania, Australia
Bruny Island is an island off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, from which it is separated by the D Entrecasteaux Channel

Background imageWater Collection: Firefighters and hoses, LFB annual review, Lambeth HQ LFB150

Firefighters and hoses, LFB annual review, Lambeth HQ LFB150
London firefighters from East London demonstrating mass jets during the Annual Review display at the Brigades headquarters. Lambeth, SE1




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"Captivating Waters: A Journey through Time and Place" Immerse yourself in the enchanting world as we embark on a captivating journey, exploring various scenes that celebrate its beauty and significance. From the Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village captured by A. G. Sherwood Hunter to the iconic Tees Transporter Bridge standing tall in Middlesbrough, water takes center stage. Transporting us further into this aquatic odyssey is "The Great Wave off Kanagawa, " an iconic masterpiece that depicts the power and grandeur of oceanic waters. Meanwhile, Wast Water in Lake District mesmerizes with its serene reflection amidst breathtaking landscapes. As we delve deeper into our expedition, Durham Cathedral stands proudly against a backdrop of shimmering river waters, while Battersea Power Station exudes an industrial charm juxtaposed with flowing currents. Clevedon Pier enchants both day and night - bathed in golden hues at sunset or illuminated under starry skies. Barnard Castle reveals itself majestically perched upon tranquil waters, offering a glimpse into history's embrace. The vintage Map of the Rivelin Valley Estate from 1934 unveils hidden treasures nestled within nature's watery embrace. Travel back to July 20th, 1910 when Trevaunance Beach at low tide welcomed visitors seeking solace along Cornwall's coastlines. And let us not forget Malham Cove's magnificent limestone formations rising above crystal-clear streams within Yorkshire Dales' picturesque landscape. Water connects us all – it sustains life, inspires artistry, and shapes our surroundings. Join us on this extraordinary voyage where every ripple tells a story; where water becomes more than just H2O – it becomes poetry for our senses.